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Economy grew 1.9 per cent in 2013 - best performance since 2007
THE UK economy grew by 0.7 per cent during the fourth quarter of 2013 and by 1.9 per cent over the year - its best annual performance since 2007, t...
28 Jan 2014 at 9:51am
Construction firm strengthens team as market confidence rises
A CONSTRUCTION firm has strengthened its management team as it looks to take advantage of increasing market confidence.
28 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Darlington is hotspot for new businesses
DARLINGTON has become a regional hotspot for business start-ups, according to a Government-backed report which also showed that entrepreneurs in Ty...
28 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Budding engineers invited to careers evening
A TRAINING charitywill encourage young people from across the Tees Valley to consider careers in engineering at special event next month.
28 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Housebuilder looks to create new jobs
A HOMEBUILDER aims to create new jobs as confidence returns to the housing market.
28 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Economy growing at pre-recession levels, says CBI
THE economy is growing at the fastest pace since the start of the recession, the CBI has reported.
28 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Unions urge Government over carbon capture action
UNIONS are urging the Government to embrace carbon capture and storage (CCS) to create North-East jobs and cut rising energy bills.
28 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Airport starts re-development work
BOSSES at a loss-making North-East airport have started work to galvanise the site.
27 Jan 2014 at 4:20pm
Pawnbroker abandons sale plans
A PAWNBROKER with shops across the North-East has abandoned attempts to sell itself.
27 Jan 2014 at 1:22pm
Government vows to help small businesses
PRIME Minister David Cameron says the Government will cut regulations to help small businesses grow.
27 Jan 2014 at 12:22pm
Mining bosses hail test results
A POTASH firm says new tests prove its proposed 1.5bn development will deliver major benefits.
27 Jan 2014 at 12:07pm
Window firm reveals increased revenues
A WINDOW and door maker has revealed increased revenues, with rising orders helping it start 2014 with a flourish.
27 Jan 2014 at 10:45am
Work ethic is important
Colin Leyden, managing director of Falck Safety Services
27 Jan 2014 at 10:14am
Wealth management firm celebrates record year
A NORTH-EAST wealth management firm has enjoyed a record year after seeing turnover increase.
25 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Chauffeur sets up national network
A CHAUFFEUR company has revealed a national network of partners to meet growing demand.
25 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Food waste plant celebrates official launch
AN 8m North-East plant turning food waste into energy has officially opened.
24 Jan 2014 at 12:48pm
Workshop aims to boost region's process sector supply chain
A SCHEME supporting North-East small and medium-sized businesses is holding a pilot workshop to bolster the region's process sector supply chain.
24 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Study reveals rise in pay awards
PAY awards have started to increase after five years of low settlements, according to a study.
24 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Games developer drives forward expansion
A LEADING video game firm has expanded further after launching its first own-brand label.
24 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Trust helps tackle youth unemployment
A CHARITY which supports young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEETs) has helped 84 per cent of the indivduals it has take...
24 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Fireplace maker aims to invest to continue growth
A FIREPLACE maker aims to invest in new machinery to continue its strong growth.
24 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Builders' merchant creates new North-East jobs
A BUILDERS' merchant has created more than 20 North-East jobs at a new branch in the region.
24 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Cable protection firm creates North-East jobs
A FIRM specialising in protective casings for power cables is creating North-East jobs.
23 Jan 2014 at 5:23pm
EasyJet reveals rise in revenues
BUDGET airline EasyJet has revealed a rise in quarterly revenues to 897m.
23 Jan 2014 at 12:04pm
Building bosses call for Green Deal action
BUILDING bosses have given a lukewarm verdict to the Government's Green Deal, saying ministers must try harder to broaden its appeal.
23 Jan 2014 at 11:47am
North-East car maker boosts UK industry
A RECORD-BREAKING North-East car maker has played a pivotal role in the UK's vehicle manufacturing industry hitting a six-year high.
23 Jan 2014 at 11:08am
Nissan's 'incredible success story'
AT the launch of Nissan's new Qashqai model, Andy Richardson, business editor, talked to Colin Lawther, who was recently appointed senior vice pres...
23 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
North-East architect works on Mongolian development
A NORTH-EAST architect has designed homes for a major development in Mongolia.
23 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Training company helps raise the standard
A TRAINING company with internationally recognised quality standards is now helping other firms achieve the same success.
23 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Steel firm jobs may be at risk after sale
NORTH-EAST workers' jobs could be at risk after a steel firm was sold.
23 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Software firm retains strong market position
A SOFTWARE maker helping to steer a growing Formula One team says it has overcome difficult European markets to retain its strong market position.
23 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Prime Minister's backing could boost North-East engineering college
THE Prime Minister has given his backing to creating new engineering centres of excellence, boosting hopes of a North-East development.
22 Jan 2014 at 4:58pm
Wait for 4G has modest impact on Carphone Warehouse profits
MOBILE phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has reported a modest rise in revenue as many consumers hold off buying a new phone until 4G contracts are...
22 Jan 2014 at 11:49am
Vital pieces of housing market jigsaw return
THE recent housing market revival has brought with it the return of a species that had become frighteningly scarce ? the first-time buyer.
22 Jan 2014 at 11:47am
Good time for company as it builds on success
A BUSINESS which licenses and distributes Lego and Star Wars merchandise has expanded into premises more than three times the size of its previous ...
22 Jan 2014 at 11:39am
Firm?s years of hard graft gone to waste
IT took 12 years of hard graft for the Fin Machine Company, in Seaham, to win its first Queen?s Award, but only a few weeks for US investors to lea...
22 Jan 2014 at 11:35am
Npower claims high bills result of 'old and draughty' homes
ENERGY giant Npower has claimed bills in the UK are high because the country's "old and draughty" houses waste so much gas and electricity.
22 Jan 2014 at 10:40am
Export advice offered to businesses
ADVICE is to be offered to every medium-sized firm in the country on exporting or breaking into new markets.
22 Jan 2014 at 10:34am
Darlington apprentice scoops award
AN apprentice technician has been named the best in his field at a national awards ceremony.
22 Jan 2014 at 7:00am
Aycliffe engineers set for growth
AN engineering company is set for growth after bosses steered it through the recession by exploring new markets.
22 Jan 2014 at 7:00am
Law firm sees residential conveyancing double
A LAW firm has seen residential conveyancing double in just 12 months as the housing market continues to move forward.
22 Jan 2014 at 7:00am
Pioneering food waste plant set for official launch
AN 8m anaerobic digestion plant will be officially launched this week, turning thousands of tonnes of food waste into energy and fertiliser. Deput...
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Potash firm reveals new sales deal
A POTASH firm behind plans for a new mine has signed another sales agreement.
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Interns marketing themselves to potential employers
FOUR Teesside University graduates have joined the marketing department of North-East college to boost their chances of securing their dream jobs.
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Cleat firm eyes offshore and shipping sector expansion
A CABLE cleat firm says it wants to expand its presence in the offshore and shipping sectors after its products were recognised by an industry leader.
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Mothballed bioethanol plant flourishing under new owner
BOSSES behind the revival of a mothballed 250m North-East bioethanol factory say the plant has spearheaded a rise in work.
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Lawyers advise on 44m sale
REAL estate lawyers from a firm with offices in the North-East have advised on the 44m sale of office space and retail units.
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Business leaders push Government for manufacturing minister
BUSINESS leaders are today calling for the Government to save the North-East's manufacturing heritage.
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
College and training provider combine to help youngsters
A NORTH-EAST college is helping youngsters prepare for a career in the automotive sector by working with a training business.
22 Jan 2014 at 6:00am
Nissan's 7,000 job Sunderland plant starts Qashqai full production
MORE than 7,000 people are employed at Nissan's North-East factory, the Japanese car maker has revealed, at the launch of an award-winning new flag...
22 Jan 2014 at 5:00am
Kilfrost deal hopes after Kazakhstan trip

A £50m deal could be secured by a North East firm that accompanied Government representatives on a trade mission to Kazakhstan.

2 Jul 2013 at 8:31am
Sage launches initiative to strengthen ties with North East businesses

BUSINESS software and services company Sage has launched an initiative to strengthen ties with local businesses.

2 Jul 2013 at 8:29am
Connection key for Newcastle businesses

NEW tests have revealed businesses in the city are better connected than their rivals in the Capital.

2 Jul 2013 at 8:24am
Atkinson Northern reports profit rise

HISTORIC builders’ merchants and property letting firm Atkinson Northern has reported pre-tax profits of almost £2m in 2012 as both divisions of th...

2 Jul 2013 at 8:24am
Coveted place for Bond Dickinson law firm

A CITY-BASED law firm has scooped a coveted place on the APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges) national legal services framewor...

2 Jul 2013 at 8:23am
Director appointed for UK Steel Enterprise

A NEW director has been appointed to head UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE).

2 Jul 2013 at 8:13am
Ponteland firm Promovere on marketing roster

A MARKETING firm with North East roots has beaten off industry competition to gain a coveted place on the Scottish Government’s Framework for Marke...

2 Jul 2013 at 8:11am
National success for BIM.Technologies

A NORTH East architecture and technology firm has delivered a national event attracting hundreds of business people.

2 Jul 2013 at 8:09am
Surge in demand for Kinesio?s medical tape

A BUSINESS supplying sport and medical tape is set for massive expansion. North Tyneside success story Kinesio Taping anticipates a turnover of £1m...

2 Jul 2013 at 8:07am
Fabricom Offshore Services invites schoolchildren to World of Work Day

AN ENGINEERING firm in the North East took a hands-on approach to address the skills gap by inviting 16 Year 10 students from Whitley Bay High Scho...

2 Jul 2013 at 8:07am
Northumbrian Water group ticks the responsibility boxes

NORTHUMBRIAN Water Group has been hailed as one of the most responsible firms in the UK after winning a double hat-trick of awards from Business in...

1 Jul 2013 at 8:31am
Opsol acquires sole rights to popular children's product

ELECTRONICS manufacturer Opsol has its sights set on doubling its turnover to £6m within a year after acquiring sole rights to a popular children's...

1 Jul 2013 at 8:30am
Weir Insurance secures funding for City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy

A BLYTH-based insurance broker is helping transform a sporting venue for the region’s Olympic stars of tomorrow after securing funding.

1 Jul 2013 at 8:24am
Due North secures G-Cloud opportunity

CRAMLINGTON-based technology firm Due North has earned the opportunity to win contracts across the public sector after securing a place on the Gove...

1 Jul 2013 at 8:23am
International Cuisine sees sales drop after switching focus

A READY-meal business sold twice in little over a year has seen like-for-like sales drop by 17.1% after switching its focus from making cheaper, hi...

1 Jul 2013 at 8:19am
North East youngsters get taste of work at Work Discovery Week

YOUNG people from schools across the region will get a taste of the future at Work Discovery Week.

1 Jul 2013 at 8:14am
Supermarket supply chains responsible for global scandal of food waste

Around a third of food produced around the world is wasted and while consumers are often labelled the worst offenders in rich countries, investigat...

29 Jun 2013 at 12:00am
Tanfield Group close gap on losses due to global demand

The Washington-based manufacturer reduced its pre-tax losses to £14.4m for the year to December 31, from £16.3m the previous year, on sales of £45....

29 Jun 2013 at 12:00am
Farmers? fears on Common Agricultural Policy

ANNA HARRIS looks at North East farmers’ fears over the implications of the Common Agricultural Policy on the North East community

29 Jun 2013 at 12:00am
Wonga Codemakers welcomes next generation of internet visionaries

NEWCASTLE UNITED will welcome 50 lucky teenagers this summer after the club sponsors launched a hunt for the next generation of internet visionarie...

28 Jun 2013 at 8:31am



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